They Might Be Giants In... Holidayland

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They Might Be Giants In... Holidayland
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ReleasedNovember 6, 2001
GenreAlternative rock
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They Might Be Giants In... Holidayland (sometimes referred to simply as Holidayland) is a holiday-themed EP released by American rock band They Might Be Giants in 2001 under Restless Records. The recording consists of: "Santa Claus", a Sonics cover originally released on's TMBG Unlimited service; "Santa's Beard", first released on Lincoln and later Then: The Earlier Years; "Feast of Lights", also from TMBG Unlimited, and appearing on the compilation Festival of Lights 2; "Careless Santa", from Mono Puff's album Unsupervised; and "O Tannenbaum", from 1993's O Tannenbaum EP and, later, TMBG Unlimited.

The EP itself is not a complete collection of holiday songs by the band, leaving out "Christmas Cards" (the original B-side of "O Tannenbaum") and the Dial-A-Song exclusive "We Just Go Nuts At Christmas Time."

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Santa Claus" (Gerry Roslie) – 2:55
  2. "Santa's Beard" – 1:55
  3. "Feast of Lights" – 2:35
  4. "Careless Santa" (featuring Yuval Gabay) (J. Flansburgh) – 2:19
  5. "O Tannenbaum" (trad.) – 2:05

All songs written by They Might Be Giants unless noted.

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